Mid-Systolic Click

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This is an auscultation example of a mid-systolic click heard at the mitral valve area.

The first and second heart sounds are normal . The second heart sound is unsplit and no murmur is present so that you can concentrate on the systolic click.

On the anatomy tab you can see that the mitral valve posterior leaflet prolapses. The mid-systolic click is produced by the sudden prolapse of the leaflet.

A mid-systolic click is often followed by a late systolic murmur of mitral valve leaflet prolapse.

Mid-Systolic Click
The recommended auscultation position for the stethoscope is the Mitral position. For this sound, use stethoscope's Diaphragm.


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The recommended patient position is Supine

Phonocardiogram

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This waveform plots sound amplitude on the vertical axis against time on the horizontal axis.

Heart Animation

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